Category Archives: Will Grigg

12th Man – Time for a new double act

Latics second-half performance against Norwich City on Tuesday night was in complete contrast to their woeful first-half display and proved that they must be more attack-minded if they are to have any chance of avoiding relegation. Warren Joyce has mainly … Continue reading

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12th Man – Up for the Cup

Latics face the daunting task of trying to eliminate the current FA Cup holders Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. United are in resurgent form in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho, have qualified for the League Cup final … Continue reading

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Will FA Cup victory ignite Latics’ season? Wigan Athletic 2 Nottingham Forest 0

Wigan Athletic progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable victory over Nottingham Forest at the DW Stadium. Forest are three places above Latics in the Championship table but it was the lower placed team who … Continue reading

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Grealish late strike sinks Latics – Aston Villa 1 Wigan Athletic 0

Another spirited backs to the wall defensive display wasn’t enough to save Latics from defeat at Villa Park. Warren Joyce’s risky strategy to defend for 95 minutes was undone in the 88th minute when Jack Grealish curled a shot into the … Continue reading

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12th Man – The Bruce effect

Latics will come up against former manager Steve Bruce when they visit Aston Villa on Saturday. The well-travelled Geordie has transformed Villa since taking over at the beginning of October, having lost only once in eight games they are now … Continue reading

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Latics blunted in attack – Wigan Athletic 0 Derby County 1

Warren Joyce’s decision to play Yanic Wildschut as the lone striker ultimately proved costly as Wigan Athletic slipped to a 1-0 home defeat to Derby County. Bradley Johnson put Derby in front when he headed home Tom Ince’s free-kick on … Continue reading

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12th Man – Is the lone striker the way forward?

It will be interesting to see what formation and tactics Warren Joyce employs against in-form Derby County on Saturday. Joyce has played one striker, packed the midfield and defended deep in his last two away games at Barnsley and Huddersfield … Continue reading

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